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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Catholic Central presents “The Rosary” (6-min. video)

A fun, informative, history of the Rosary -- and more! Great for middleschoolers, teens, and adults.

What are the Practices of Lent? (6-min. video from WordOnFire.org)

Great summary from Bishop Barron on the basic spiritual practices we can accomplish during the penitential season of Lent. Good for teen and adults....

Effective Teaching: Encouraging the Three Pillars of Lent at Home

With inspiration from St. Augustine JARED DEES St. Augustine once described Lent in a sermon as “the epitome of our whole life.” It allows Christians to make...

The Vatican Meeting on the Protection of Minors in the Church, Feb. 21-24, (links)

Editor's Note: While Catechist.com is not a news outlet reporting on breaking news in the Catholic Church; we have been striving to keep catechists...

A Lot To Offer: a recap of the recent Synod

A look at the Synod on Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment KATIE PREJEAN McGRADY I was in the midst of changing my four-month-old daughter’s...

Car Talk: Great questions for parents to share with children before and after Mass

An excerpt from Our Catholic Family Before-Mass Car Talk Use the time in the car before Mass to “prime the pump” so that the family will...

Catechists as Storytellers (with the help of easy-to-use digital tools)

SR. CAROLINE CERVENY God stories surround us! We hear Scripture weekly on Sunday. When we gather for family events we hear stories about our parents,...

Celebrating Saints: Francisco and Jacinta Marto—February 20th

PATRICIA MATHSON One day three children were watching their family’s sheep in Fatima, Portugal. Francisco Marto was 9 years old; his sister Jacinta was 7,...

YouTube Videos in Today’s Classroom

Tips for sharing safe, distraction-free video content ANNABEL DOTZMAN In our ever-changing world, technology continues to develop at a record pace. If we stop for a...

A Catechism Update!

Pope Francis revises teaching on the death penalty to better reflect the sacred dignity of the human person — and promote a culture of life PAT...